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Top 25 Deadliest earthquakes in history (With Pictures)

10. Kashmir, Pakistan<p>The October 8, 2005 Kashmir, Pakistan was visited by an earthquake with a moment magnitude of 7.6.The disaster had a death toll …

Lessons from the Nepal earthquake

According to an interview with an earthquake technology expert in Nepal, one of the most important lessons that other countries can learn from the …

Violent mudslides killed dozens in Nepal last night

Torrential rains triggered a handful of mudslides above vulnerable villages in rural Nepal last night. More than 20 people were killed, according to the Associated Press; the Nepali Times is reporting a death toll of 56.<p>A cloudburst dumped “the equivalent of a week of rain in one night,” or 130 …

Natural Disasters

How social media is helping Nepal rebuild after two big earthquakes

After the earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, killing over 8,000 people and leaving more than 250,000 homeless, the small Himalayan nation—among the poorest in world—was left scrambling to respond. And with little disaster infrastructure in place, groups of Nepalis, foreign aid workers and …

Social Media

Kung fu nuns rebuilding quake-ravaged Nepal

Trained in the ancient Chinese martial arts and second to none, these softhearted Buddhist nuns are fighting against all odds to help Nepal get back …

Martial Arts

Qatar refuses to let Nepalese workers return to attend funerals after quake

Nepalese minister says Fifa must pressure the Gulf state for better treatment of 1.5 million south Asian migrants<p>Nepalese workers building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have been denied leave to attend funerals or visit relatives following the earthquakes in the Himalayan country that …

Migrant Workers

270 aftershocks over 4 Richter in a month

May 27, 2015-<p>It has been a month since the devastating earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale struck the country last month. But, the country …

Why Visiting Nepal After Earthquake Can Be Your Most Fulfilling Trip? 12 Reasons

Nepal is hard-hit by major earthquake taking lives of over 8,000 people and affecting millions. Despite all that it could be perfect time to visit …

38 Reasons Why Should You Visit Nepal For 'Once In A Lifetime Experience'

<b>1 Because Nepal is absolutely beautiful</b><p>Photo: Maxresdefault<p><b>2 Because guests are treated as Gods (Atithi Devo Bhavaḥ)</b><p>Photo: aranyam<p><b>3 Because world’s</b> …

The Very Strange Life Of Nepal's Child Goddess

Last month's earthquake brought much of Kathmandu's historic Durbar Square, a World Heritage Site, tumbling to the ground. Nepal's showcase temples and palaces were reduced to ruins. But save for a few cracks, the home of the city's Living Goddess remained intact.<p>Largely unknown to the outside …

Hinduism

Turning Trash Fish Into Treasure in Denmark

Cod, mackerel, and herring are so prevalent in Denmark that, over the centuries, they have become common fare. Since the 19th century, working class folks (and nearly everyone else today) have lunched on <i>smørrebrød</i>, or buttered rye bread, often layered with these fish—either pickled or smoked.<p>These …

Food

37 Greek Yogurt Recipes That Go Beyond Breakfast

Never throw out a half-eaten container of Greek yogurt ever again with these sweet and savory recipes.<p><b>It's inevitable: You buy an economy-sized tub</b> of Greek yogurt at the store with the very best intentions—before that tub disappears into the recesses of your refrigerator. These 37 sweet and savory …

Food